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Clara Barton

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Definition: Nurse who carried supplies to soldiers and also nursed injured soldiers during the Civil War. In 1864, she was appointed superintendent of nurses for the Army of the James. She is best known for establishing the American branch of the Red Cross, in 1881.

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The Civil War
The Civil War was one of the most devastating events in American History. Read about the causes, see the heroes, and share the horror. Start here.

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Profiles in Caring: Clara Barton
Find out more about this famous nurse.

Clara Barton: The First Missing Persons Investigator
Little-known fact about the famous nurse.

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